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Showing Grade 7, Unit 1b, Byzantium
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Rome to Romania 27BC to 1453 AD

http://www.romanity.org/friesian/romania.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is information about the Roman Empire, the Fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans, and all the Balkan countries in between--charts and maps. This connects to the Fall of Rome and the creation of the Balkans. Match it to today's problems. Standard 7.01.3

Comments: You'll love the changing maps.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2671

Byzantine Architecture

http://www.historylink101.com/lessons/art_history_lessons/ma/byzantine_architecture.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Studying about Byzantium? Here are pictures of churches and buildings of the Byzantine period to help you see what it was like. Standard 7.1.1 and 7.1.3

Comments: Pictures can expand to full screen size.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 482

Farmer's Law, 7-8th Century Byzantium

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/farmerslaw.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: After a brief historical introduction, this site has a fascinating English translation of the tax law for farmers of 7-8th century Byzantium. This is an interesting window on life of the Middle Ages. Standard 7.1.3

Comments: This primary source is part of the Fordham University scholarly Byzantine site compiled by Halsall but is readable by most middle school students.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1186

Letters of Theodoric [r.493-526]

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/theodoric1.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are primary source letters from the early 6th centuries from Theordoric, King of the Ostrogoths. They give insight into the era at the end of the Roman Empire and early Dark Ages. Standard 7.6.2 and 7.6.3

Comments: This great resource from the Medieval Sourcebook is difficult to read for some students.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1961

The Glory of Byzantium

http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/Byzantium/byzhome.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are works of art, history of Byzantium, visual timeline, and the art of Byzantium from Metropolitan Museum of Art Standard 7.1.3

Comments: A great source of original art, information and history of the Byantine Empire

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3012

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